Center to Improve Veteran Involvement in Care (CIVIC)
CIVIC Research Newsletter
CIVIC Publishes a newsletter multiple times a year that features news, summaries of recent and high impact publications from investigators, advertises upcoming center events, as well as other CIVIC highlights. Click the banner below to read the current issue of the CIVIC Newsletter.
In this Issue...
- Recent Publication Reveals the Values and Preferences of Early Stage Lung Cancer Patients
Many of us hope to live a long and healthy life. But, after a cancer diagnosis, we may not be able to. If you had to choose, would you rather live longer or live better? Would your treatment take into account your values? In this article, Dr. Don Sullivan attempts to answer this question.
- New Study Shows Tinnitus Measures Don't Always Capture the Experience of Tinnitus
Would persistent noise in your head interfere with your everyday life? Many adults with tinnitus report that it does. We can measure tinnitus, but can we measure how distressing it is? In this article, Dr. James Henry seeks to further understand tinnitus measurements.
- CIVIC Veteran Engagement Highlights Stan Eubanks
The Veteran Engagement Group is a group of Veterans that gives feedback to CIVIC researchers during all stages of the research process. In this issue we highlight a newer member of the group, Stan Eubanks.
- Two Junior Investigators with CIVIC Receive HSR&D Career Development Awards
Career Development Awards provide opportunities for junior investigators to be mentored by leading VA researchers. Recently, two CIVIC investigators received awards from VA Health Services Research & Development. Read the article to see who, and learn about their research!
- Check out dates for our next CIVIC Conferences
Every Friday, CIVIC hosts a seminar where researchers can get feedback on their upcoming projects. Find out who's presenting next!
- CIVIC Announcements, Media Mentions, and Accolades
The best place to go to learn about the latest news coming from CIVIC!
- A list of recent CIVIC publications
We've collected the latest articles written by CIVIC researchers.
Dedicated to advancing the mission, CIVIC investigators maintain an extensive research and publication profile. Publishing widely in scientific journals, CIVIC is dedicated to identifying and disseminating best practices for Veteran involvement in health care.